TribLIVE

| AandE


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Brennan sisters now on competing Pittsburgh TV stations

About The Tribune-Review
The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460.
Contact Us | Video | Photo Reprints

Daily Photo Galleries


By The Tribune-Review

Published: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, 9:00 p.m.

When Ross resident Kelly Brennan says she “hit the ground running” Monday on her first day with WTAE Channel 4 Action News, she means that almost literally.

“With Hurricane Sandy in the mix, this is sure to make for a busy few days during my first week,” says Brennan, who was announced Friday as a new general assignment reporter for Pittsburgh's ABC affiliate.

The hiring gives the Pittsburgh market two sisters working full-time in television. Courtney Brennan is in her third year with WPXI as Westmoreland County bureau chief.

Kelly, who had been a reporter for WOWK, in Huntington, W.Va., returned to Pittsburgh in May to broaden her experiences in the field, filling in for the summer as a general assignment reporter at WPXI.

“Since I started college at Ohio University, I had always hoped one day to report in my hometown. I wasn't sure how or when I would get there, but I'm glad the opportunity has presented itself,” she says.

As for the possibility of perhaps having to now compete against her sister, Brennan says, “True to her role as big sister, Courtney supports me in everything I do. We're thrilled to both be in Pittsburgh now at the same time. Finally, Thanksgiving and Christmas will feel complete.”

— Rex Rutkoski

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Switch in pairings helps Penguins defensemen find groove in Game 3
  2. Penguins insider: Malkin found confidence in Game 3
  3. Husband to stand trial in Derry middle school teacher’s murder
  4. SCI-Pittsburgh inmate taken to AGH after ‘severe beating’
  5. Pirates notebook: MLB metes out suspensions
  6. Kovacevic: No science to solving power play
  7. Steelers pick up defensive end Heyward’s option for 2015 season
  8. Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett wants candidate Wolf to release tax records
  9. West Mifflin business joins forces with East Allegheny students
  10. Local Episcopal priest sentenced in child pornography case
  11. Prescription Drug Take Back Day to be observed locally
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.